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7 Tips for Photographing Newborns without Becoming Clichéd, Derivative or Boring

When I first started doing professional photography, newborn babies were the coveted prize. An adorable sleeping creature that would look cute no …

What the Numbers on your Lens Mean

I've run into this a few times with students that feel embarrassed to ask what all the numbers on the lens mean. There's no reason to feel …

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses to Get You Started with Photographing Women – Part II

This article is a sequel to the previous article about posing women. If you haven’t read it, I would kindly recommend you to start with 21 Sample …

4 Tips for Post-Processing Efficiency in Photoshop

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What Are Burning And Dodging And How They Can Help Your Photos

When teaching modern digital photography I often forget those new to the general art of photography might not be familiar with classic terms and …

Stop Taking Pictures, Start Creating Images

There’s one surefire way to start becoming a better photographer. Stop taking pictures. A picture is what you take when you accidentally mash your …

The Power of Perspective in Photography

Perspective - the angle of your camera, proximity to the subjects and what you include in the frame that plays such an important role in your final …

DIY Reflector for Natural Light Photography.

I la la lava me a nice white photo reflector. Catch me out on shoot or at a wedding and chances are, 9 times out of an even 10, I’ll have my trusty …

Take your Time and Work the Scene

I recently shared this photo on Facebook, Google+, and Flickr, with a quick tip on how to create a starburst effect. In this article, I’d like to …

9 Bad Habits of Photographers

I was inspired to write this article after recently asking the question, “What are your worst habits as a photographer?” on social media. Here are …

How to Photograph Sunsets: 10 Tips for the Perfect Shot

We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the …

Landscape Photography

The 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Fstoppers Interviews Celebrity Photographer Luke Fontana

Luke Fontana is a photographer and person based in New York, specializing in celebrity portraiture. After three years in New York, Luke has nothing …

A Concise Guide to Choosing a New Lens

Digital Photography

15 Adorable Photos of Man’s Best Friend

Dogs fill very quickly their place in our hearts and we enjoy having their pictures framed on our desk or wall! Photos of these lovely creatures put …

GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition: pros and cons, how-to, news and more - CNET

GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition<p>Lexy Savvides 25 October 2013<p>How do you continue to improve on an already class-leading product? That must be the question …

Guardian Camera Club: Eamonn McGinty's portfolio

A review of Eamonn McGinty's portfolio. 'The Anchor' is a triptych: the street, the doorway, and the shadows on the wall, it's a fascinating composition and works perfectly in black & white. 'Black Dogs' seems out of balance compositionally, it would be better losing the lower and left hand edges …

RAF photographic competition 2013 - in pictures

The Royal Air Force has celebrated some of its finest imagery in its annual photographic competition. Take a look at some of the winners

Spectacular cliff-diving: a head for heights at Phi Phi Island – in pictures

The perilous rocks of Phi Phi Island in Thailand provide a formidable background for some jaw-dropping dives in the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. Definitely not for the faint-hearted

Newborn Photography Black and White Conversion in Lightroom

Introduction The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop. The Lightroom Preset System is …

Top 5 Photography Tips to Improve Your Photos

One of the easiest ways to improve your photography is by taking photos of interesting subjects. Of course, you can take great creative photos of …

Landscape Photography

Win One of Five Photography Courses from New York Institute of Photography

UPDATE: the winners of this competition have been announced here. Over the last few years here at dPS, we’ve run very popular competitions with one …

Intentional Camera Movement and the Landscape

An interesting thing about digital photography is that it has led to the rise in use of techniques that are more difficult to carry out with film …

Digital Photography

Quick Tip on How to Edit Skies In Adobe Lightroom

Many photographers are faced with the conundrum of an over exposed sky and underexposed foreground. Because the detail of the foreground is often …

Tutorials

Nikon D5300: pros and cons, how-to, news and more - CNET

Nikon D5300<p>Lexy Savvides 25 November 2013<p>Looking for a decent mid-range SLR? The D5300 should tick most of your boxes with its comfortable shooting …

Magnificent Canada Landscape Cloaked in the Splendor of Winter

Photographer Wayne Simpson shot some rather remarkable photos of the Canadian landscape while it was gloriously shrouded in winter. It is first-rate …

Landscape Photography

How to Sharpen Image Edges in Photoshop

Here's How to Sharpen Image Edges in Photoshop. Once you have finished processing your image in Photoshop, flatten the image to a single layer or …

Travel Photographer Interview: David Hobcote

<i>Recently</i> <i>I had the pleasure of interviewing David Hobcote, a professional photographer based in the U.K. who travels all over the globe capturing</i> …

3 Tips for Creating Dramatic Images using Motion

3 tips on how to use motion in your photography to create dramatic and stunning images including: panning, zooming and long exposures.

25 Shadow Images to Inspire You

Today as I was pulling together some images for this weekend’s photo challenge (on the them of ‘Shadows’ – I’ll officially launch it later today) I …